training, events and courses

We offer a range of training courses and events to help you with your personal and professional development. Available on demand, each course is broken down into easy to manage sections so you can work through them at your own pace.

Our courses cover a broad range of topics, so there’s something for everyone. Delivered in a relaxed, fun way, we’re here to help you be the best you can be. Whether you want to improve your personal wellbeing by learning ways to manage anxiety and stress, or learn to how present your professional profile online, we have you covered.

Our new programme of live online courses are available to book now. These interactive sessions are between three and half and five hours (including breaks) and are open to past and present Chartered Accountants and ICAEW members, ACA students, ICAEW staff members and their families.

online events

16 August 2022

espresso mindfulness for beginners

Understand the concept of mindfulness and the ‘opportunity to give it a try’ practicing exercises like mindfulness of breath and three step …
espresso series
23 August 2022

espresso understanding mental health: skills for life

Mental health is a fundamental part of your wellbeing.
espresso series
6 September 2022

developing a compassionate mind

Learning to support ourselves with care and kindness will equip us with the internal resources we need to manage stressful times. Research has …
enhanced course
8 September 2022

espresso personal impact, make a memorable first impression

Learn how to make a memorable impact in a variety of work situations.
espresso series

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on-demand learning

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make the most of your LinkedIn profile

This practical on-demand course will unlock the secrets of using LinkedIn to showcase your expertise, experience or your business. Discover how to use LinkedIn to build a positive first impression, boost your credibility and grow your network.

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manage your money

With redundancies rising and personal debt at a record high, it’s vital to improve your personal finance skills. Go back to basics with this on-demand course - a wrap up of all related topics such as debt, pensions, credit scores, budgeting and everything in-between. Helping to put you on a realistic and effective path towards financial stability.

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make a living, have a life

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the many demands placed on you day-to-day? This course will help you refocus as you explore your own choices and priorities, empowering you to make the most of your time and energy and achieve a balance that works for you.

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authentic happiness: the theory and practice of wellbeing

What makes us happy? This is a question which has been contemplated since the Ancient Greeks. We all want to be happy but what does that actually mean and what can we do in our everyday lives to be happier?


strengths for a positive later life

The course will dispel the myths about later life, help you identify your strengths and provide you with the tools that'll help you use them, whether that's through an 'encore career', pursuing a passion or doing something for the greater good.

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do more in a day than you do in a week

A sense of productivity, purpose and accomplishment is crucial for your wellbeing. Explore a range of productivity tips, tools and techniques that will help you refocus on your priorities, overcome blockers and get more out of each day.

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leading a resilient team

Learn to spot signs of stress amongst your team and how to provide guidance and structure to support them. Explore the business impact of implementing a strategy that empowers you and your team to manage stress and increase resilience.

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explore your mindset, achieve your potential

A flexible and positive mindset can help you achieve success in all areas of your life. In this course you’ll explore how to develop a growth mindset so you can pursue your personal and professional goals more effectively.


emotional intelligence for success

Emotional intelligence (EI) is the ability to manage your emotions and understand and interpret those of others. Explore the benefits of emotional intelligence to your personal performance, relationships and influence, and learn how to boost your EI.

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eat and exercise for energy

Boost your activity levels and get the facts about diet and nutrition. Learn and practice simple exercises that you can do at home. Discover how the food you eat impacts your mood as well as your physical health. Get recipe ideas to help you make healthier food choices with confidence.

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understanding mental health

Discover the factors that can influence your mental health and how to recognise signs of problems in yourself and others around you. Explore practical ways to take care of your mental health including how to have confident conversations about your own thoughts, feelings and behaviours.

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develop your personal brand

Your personal brand is about how others perceive you. With the right tools, it’s something you can actively shape, control and use to make an impact, get ahead in your career and extend your influence. Learn how to stamp your personal brand on your CV, LinkedIn profile and elevator pitch.

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supercharge your sleep

Sleep is important for your immune system, brain health and weight management. Become an expert in your personal sleep patterns and any sleep challenges. Explore practical ways to improve the quality of your sleep so you can start each day feeling refreshed and energised.


thrive in retirement

What are your plans for retirement? Set aside time to explore what’s important to you, identify your hopes and goals for retirement and how you might achieve them. Consider how you will maintain your sense of energy and purpose so you can enjoy and make the most of this next phase.

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create a compelling life and career

Designed specifically for young people aged 18-25, this course helps you focus on your goals and priorities. You’ll learn how to strike a balance between your career and life outside of work, train your mindset for success and explore long-term career management strategies.


mindfulness for beginners

An introduction to the foundations of mindfulness. Learn how mindfulness techniques can help you manage stress, anxiety or depression. Discover how living mindfully can improve your concentration, boost your energy levels and help you find more joy in everyday life.

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boost your resilience

Understand the concept of resilience and how it can help you manage stress and deal with setbacks. Discover how to build and strengthen your personal resilience and dive deeper into your individual stress response for more effective stress-management strategies.

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your questions answered 

Who is eligible for support?

We support past and present members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW)1, ACA students2, ICAEW staff members3, and the family and carers of members and students4

  1. No matter where your career takes you, past and present members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England Wales (ICAEW) are eligible for caba’s services for life, even if you change your career and leave accountancy 
  2. ACA students (ICAEW Provisional Members) who are either an active student or have been an active student within the last three years are eligible for caba's services 
  3. Past and present staff members of the ICAEW or caba are eligible for caba's services for life, even if you leave either organisation. Please note, for former employees, our financial support is only available to those who have had five years continuous employment with either organisation 
  4. Family members and carers of either an eligible past or present ICAEW member, ACA student or past or present employee of the ICAEW or caba are eligible for caba's support. We define a family member as a: 
    1. spouse, civil partner or cohabiting partner 
    2. widow, widower or surviving civil partner who has not remarried or cohabiting with a partner 
    3. divorced spouse or civil partner who has not remarried or cohabiting with a partner 
    4. child aged up to 25. Please note, children aged between 16 and 25 are not eligible for individual financial support 
    5. any other person who is or was dependent on the eligible individual supporting them financially or are reliant on the eligible individual’s care 
    6. any other person on whom the eligible individual is reliant, either financially or for care 

You can find out more about our available support both in the UK and around the world on our support we offer  page. 

Are your services means-tested?

If you need financial support, we carry out a means test where we consider income, expenditure, capital and assets.  

*Please note none of our other services are means-tested. 

I’m an accountant, but not a member of ICAEW, can you still help?

Unfortunately not. We only support past and present ICAEW members, their carers and their families. If we are unable to support you, where possible we will point you to help elsewhere.

caba has supported me in the past; can I receive support from caba again?

We understand that circumstances change. If we’ve helped you in the past there’s no reason why we can’t help you again. You can contact us at any time. Please call us if you need our help.

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